School of Languages
Centre for English Studies

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Dr. Shreya Bhattacharji

 

Head& Associate Professor

Educational Qualifications:  MA, PhD

Areas of Interest   Postcolonial Studies, Contemporary Literary Theories, Partition Literature and Border Studies, Gender and Tribal Studies

Publications

 

1. Bhattacharji, Shreya: “The Relevance of Sadaat Hasan Manto Today” published in The Literary Criterion: Special Number on Asian Literature – 2, Vol. No. 38, 2003, Nos. 3 & 4, edited by C. D. Narasimhaiah et all.
2.Bhattacharji, Shreya: “Sex and empire building in the fiction of Chinua Achebe”published in SIMILE (Studies in Media and Information Literacy Education), Vol. 4, Number 4, (November 2004), pages 1-8, University of Toronto Press, ISSN 1496-6603, DOI 10.3138/sim.4.4.005.
3.Bhattacharji, Shreya: “Re-writing History/Re-writing Women: Akachi Adimora-Ezeigbo’s The Last Of The Strong Ones”published in the book The Fiction of Akachi Adimora-Ezeigbo: Issues and Perspectives, edited by Patrick Oloko, Africa Cultural Institute, Lagos, Nigeria, 2008. ISBN 978-35639-9-8.
4.Bhattacharji, Shreya: “Crossing Frontiers/Engulfing Conversions: Achebe’s Igboland from the Colonial to the Neo-Colonial Space” published in Journal of the Department of English, University of Calcutta, Vol. XXIV, Nos. 1 & 2, 2007-2008, edited by Jharna Sanyal.
5.Bhattacharji, Shreya: “Playing the Game of Linguistic Chess: Domination, Subversion and Celebration” published in the book Rethinking Multilingualism: Issues And Problems, edited by Shailendra Kumar Singh, EBH Publishers, Guwahati, India, 2009. ISBN 978-81-9078-123-7.
6.Bhattacharji, Shreya: “Women Prisoners of West Bengal and Human Rights: An Overview” published in the book Human Rights In India: Historical Perspectives and Challenges Ahead, edited by Amit Bhattacharyya and Bimal Kanti Ghosh, Setu Prakashani, Kolkata, India, January 2010. ISBN 978-81-903272-1-3 (Pb). ISBN 978-81-903272-3-7 (Hb).
7.Bhattacharji, Shreya: “Irreverant Believers in Lost Causes: Chimamanda Ngozie Adichie’s Incorrigible Women” published in the book African Women Novelists: Re-Imaging Gender, edited by Mala Pandurang and Anke Bartels, Pencraft International, New Delhi, India, 2010. ISBN 978-81-909416-3-1.
8.Bhattacharji, Shreya: Mapping Borders/Screaming Skeletons: Relocating Women in Partition Narratives” in an anthology Marginalised Identity edited by Jumyir Basar et al., Commonwealth Publishers, New Delhi, India, 2012. ISBN 978-81-311-0383-8.
9.Bhattacharji, Shreya: “Decoding the Moves of Colonial Chess: Premchand/Satyajit Ray’s Shatranj Ke Khiladi published in the book Filming Fiction: Tagore, Premchand, and Ray, edited by M Asaduddin and Anuradha Ghosh, Oxford University Press, New Delhi, India, 2012. ISBN-13:978-0-19-807593-6, ISBN-10:0-19-807593-6.
10.Bhattacharji, Shreya: “Foregrounding Caliban in Prospero’s Narrative: Unearthing Socio-cultural Gender-friendly Traditions of Two Tribal Societies: The Lepchas of India and the Igbos of Nigeria” published in the book Politics of Culture, Identity and Protest in North-east India (Volume 1), edited by Padam Nepal and  Anup Shekhar Chakraborty, Authorspress, New Delhi, India, 2012. ISBN 978-81-7273-626-2.
11.Bhattacharji, Shreya: “Tribal Igbo Culture without Blinkers: Achebe to Adichie: ‘Mbari’ to Literature” published in Litscape, Journal of VUETC, Vidyasagar University English Teachers’ Consortium, Vol. 8, No. 1, 2013, pages 1-10, edited by Tapan Jyoti Banerjee. ISSN 0976-9064. 
12.Bhattacharji, Shreya: Lesser Known Worlds of Sycorax: Lepchas of India and Igbos of Nigeria”  published in Expanding the Frontiers of Comparative Literature (1): A Return to the Transnational Tradition edited by Sung-Won Cho, Chung-Ang University Press, Seoul, South Korea, 2013. ISBN 978-89-7207-288-1 (set), ISBN 978-89-7207-289-8.
13.Bhattacharji,Shreya:“The Hegemonic Game of ‘Exclusion’/‘Inclusion’ ‘Chaos’/‘Cosmos’ Exploring the Dynamics of the ‘Evil Forest’ in Chinua Achebe’s World” published in Middle Flight, SSM Journal of English Literature and Culture (Special Volume: New Literatures), Vol.2, No.1, October 2013, pages 6-14,  edited by Debdas Roy. ISSN 2319 7684.
14. Bhattacharji, Shreya: Voices Categorically Marginalized: A. Revathi’s Trans - Autobiography The Truth About Me published in the book Marginality: Reflections from Indian Literature, edited by S. Balakrishnan et al, Vergal Publication, Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India, 2013. ISBN 978-81-928113-1-4.
15. Bhattacharji, Shreya: Re-reading Globalization without Blinkers: Aravind Adiga’s The White Tiger and Pseudo-Democratic India”published in Indian English Prose and Poetry: New Perspectives, Proceedings of UGC Sponsored Two Day National Seminar (6th-7th December, 2012) Midnapore College, West Bengal, edited by Amal Kanti Chakraborty, Amritalok Sahitya Parishad, Midnapore, West BengalIndia, 2013. ISBN 81-89365-69-X.
16. Bhattacharji, Shreya: “Foregrounding the Margin: Socio-Cultural, Gender Friendly Traditions of the Lepchas of North-East India and the Igbos of South-East Nigeriain an anthology Performing Identities: Celebrating Indigeneity in the Arts edited by Geoffrey V. Davis et al., Taylor & Francis Ltd, London, Great Britain,2014, Routledge India, 2014. ISBN 13: 9781138795990, ISBN 10: 1138795992 (In Press)


International Conferences  
  • As Convener assisted in organizing the International Conference on Voices from the Margin: Society, Culture and Exclusion organized by School of Languages, Central University of Jharkhand, Ranchi, February 20-22, 2013.
  • As Co-Convener assisted in organizing the International Conference on Text, Culture, Performance: Postcolonial Issues jointly organized by IACLALS and Centre for English Language, Central University of Jharkhand, Ranchi, February 2-4, 2012.
  • As Conference Coordinator organized a three day International Multidisciplinary Conference on “Identity and Cultural Dynamics: Tribes of South Africa, Nigeria and North East India”, October 28-30, 2009, at Rajiv Gandhi University, Itanagar, Arunachal Pradesh, India, in collaboration with Sahitya Akademi and ICSSR, New Delhi. The Keynote Address was delivered by Professor A. H. (Annie) Gagiano, Professor Emeritus, Department of English, Stellenbosch University, Cape Town, South Africa. Special Invitees included Professors Charles N. Bwana and Murindwa Rutanga from the Department of Political Science and Public Administration, Makerere University, Uganda. The Valedictory Address was delivered by Professor Jasbir Jain, Professor Emeritus, Rajasthan University and Writer-in-Residence, Sahitya Akademi. Eminent scholars from the Universities of Mysore, Madras, Nagaland, Tezpur, Guwahati as also the Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai, the North Eastern Hill University (NEHU), Shillong, and Rajiv Gandhi University participated in the deliberations.
  • Presented “Myopic Masculinities and Feminine Silences: Refocusing on Achebe’s Igboland through Adimora-Ezeigbo’s Lens” at the International Seminar on  Remembering Chinua Achebe organized by the Department of Studies in English, University of Mysore, March 20-21, 2014.
  • Presented “Translation across Disciplines: The Bodanis and Gamow Unconventional Physics Narratives” at the XVI International Conference on Translation, Comparatism and the Global South jointly organized by The Forum on Contemporary Theory, Baroda and Department of Studies in English, University of Mysore at Mysore, December 15-18, 2013.
  • Presented “The Seven Loves of A She-Devil: Re-defining Fe(male) Criminality in Susanna’s Seven Husbands/7 Khoon Maaf” at the International Conference on Literature to Cinema: Adaptation, Appropriation, Adulteration organized by the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, National Institute of Technology, Durgapur, West Bengal June, 1-3, 2013. Also presided over a session at the conference.
  • Presented “Voices We Would Rather Suppress:  Women in Prisons of India” at the International Conference on Women Empowerment in India organized by Institute for Social Development and Research, Ranchi, Jharkhand, March 1-3, 2013. Also presided over a session at the conference.
  • Presented “Voices We Would Rather Not Hear A. Revathi’s trans   

autobiography The Truth About Me” at the International Conference on Voices from the Margin: Society, Culture and Exclusion organized by School of Languages, Central University of Jharkhand, Ranchi, February 20-22, 2013. Also presided over a session at the conference.

  • Presented “Shattering the Colonial Myth of the African Woman: Re-reading Ifi Amadiume’s Male daughters, female Husbandsat the two day International Conference on “De-territorializing Diversities: Cultures, Literatures & Languages of the Indigenous” organized at Maharaja Agrasen College (University of Delhi), Delhi, February 6 -7, 2013
  • Presented “Comparativity in the Classic Derridean Gap (Re)locating the Outsider in Theory/Praxis -- Discourse/Reality” at the XIth CLAI Biennial International Conference on ‘The Journey of Comparative Literature: India and Beyond’, organized at Department of Comparative Literature, Jadavpur University, Kolkata, January 16 - 18, 2013.      
  • Presented “The Ever-Mythic Position of Women: Creation Myths and Contemporary Women in India, Nigeria and Australia” at the UGC Sponsored International Conference on ‘Myth and Cult in Literature’, organized at St. Andrew’s College (University of Mumbai), Mumbai, September 27 - 28, 2012. Also presided over a session at the conference.
  • Presented “Cartographical Sport/Throttled Stories: Re-reading 1947 India/Pakistan” at the 14th International Conference on the Literature of Region and Nation, organized at the University of Pecs, Hungary, June 20- 24 2012.
  • Presented “Stories We Would Rather Not Hear: Women in Prisons of India” at the International Conference on Minority Discourses Across Cultures jointly organized by the Comparative Literature Association of India and Department of English, Central University of Rajasthan, Bandra Sindri, Kishangarh, Ajmer, February 26-28, 2012. Also chaired a session entitled “Crisis of Identity in African/African-American Literature Part 1”.          
  • Presented “Blurred Overlaps and Fading Margins: The Osmotic Relationship between “Text” and “Culture” in Karen King-Aribisala’s The Hangman’s Game”at the International Conference on Text, Culture, Performance: Postcolonial Issues jointly organized by IACLALS and Centre for English Language, Central University of Jharkhand, Ranchi, February 2-4, 2012.
  • Presented Selective Amnesia in Colonial/Nationalist Discourse : The Igbo Women’s War of 1929” at the Chotro IV International Conference on Imagining the Intangible: Languages, Literature and Visual Arts of the Indigenous jointly organized by ACLALS & Bhasha Research and Publication Centre, Baroda, January 6-8, 2012.
  • Chaired a session and was discussant at a five day seminar “Me  and My Writing: Women Writers from Africa and India” jointly organized by Indian Institute of Advanced Study, Shimla, India International Centre, New Delhi, and Bharati College, Delhi University, New Delhi, November 19-23, 2010.
  • Joint paper Frankenstein’s Monster: The Railways” presented byco-author  Dr. Amitabha Bhattacharyya atInternational Conference on Biodiversity and Environmental Governance in Canada and India: Safeguarding Ecosystems for Human Welfare organized by Centre for Canadian Studies, Department of English, Gurukul Kangri Vishwavidyalaya, Haridwar, Uttarakhand, in collaboration with Departmnent of Biology, McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada, October 21-23, 2010.
  • Presented “Foregrounding the Margin: Socio-Cultural Traditions of the Lepchas of North-East India and the Igbos of South-East Nigeria”  in the Chotro III International Conference on Local Knowledge - Global Translations: The Imagination and Images of Indigenous Communities in the Twenty-first Century organized by Developing Countries Research Centre, Delhi University, Bhasha Research and Publication Centre and the Association for Commonwealth Literature and Language Studies in Delhi, September 11-12, 2010 and in Chail, Himachal Pradesh, September 13-16, 2010.
  • Presented “Voicing Sycorax and Caliban: Socio-Cultural Gender-Friendly Traditions of Two Tribal Societies: The Lepchas of India and the Igbos of Nigeria” at the XIXth Congress of the International Comparative Literature Association with its focal theme Expanding the Frontiers of Comparative Literature organized at Chung-Ang University, Seoul, South Korea, August 15 - 21, 2010.
  • Presented “Mapping Borders/Screaming Skeletons: Relocating Women in Partition Narratives”at International Seminar on Negotiating Interventions in South East Asia organized by Arunachal Institute of Tribal Studies, Rajiv Gandhi University, Itanagar, February 15-17, 2010.
  • Presented “Voicing the Other’s Other: Tribal Igbo Women in Pre-Colonial Nigeria” at International Conference on Identity and Cultural Dynamics: Tribes of South Africa, Nigeria and North East India organized by Rajiv Gandhi University, Itanagar, Arunachal Pradesh, India, in collaboration with Sahitya Akademi and ICSSR, New Delhi, October 28-30, 2009.
  • Presented “The Dynamics of Quadruple Displacement and Herb Green”at International Seminar on Migration and Displacement: Issues and Trends organized by Centre for Refugee Studies, Jadavpur University, March 30, 2009.
  • Presented “Foregrounding Caliban in Prospero’s Narrative, Unearthing Socio-Cultural Gender-Friendly Traditions of Two Tribal Societies: The Lepchas of India and the Igbos of Nigeria” at 1st International Conference on World Languages and North East Languages: Convergence, Enrichment or Death? organized by Department of Linguistics, North Eastern Hill University, Shillong, Meghalaya, March 18-20, 2009.
  • Presented “Re-reading Globalization without Blinkers: Saadawi’s Fundamentalist Egypt and Adiga’s Pseudo-Democratic India”at International Seminar on India and North Africa under Globalisation jointly organized by Academy of Third World Studies and African Studies Association of India, at Academy of Third World Studies, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi, February 18-19, 2009.
  • Presented Prophetic Narayan: Millennium USA: Analyzing My Dateless Diaryat the R.K. Narayan Centenary International Seminar at Department of Studies in English, University of Mysore, March 7-9, 2007.
  • Presented “Re-Drawn Borders, Rooted Selves, Re-Defining Immigrant Imagination: Saadat Hasan Manto’s The Returnat International Seminar on Immigrant Imagination (Community and Self in Indian Diasporic Writing) at Centre for English Studies, School of Language, Literature and Culture Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, February 28 - March 2, 2007.
  • Presented “Achebe’s Fiction: Subverting Sex as Empire Building?”at 13th Annual Cultural Studies Conference Sex and the Body Politic at Kansas State University, USA, March 4-6, 2004.
  • Presented “Achebe’s Igboland: Pre-colonial, Colonial, Ultra-colonial” at 9th International Conference on the Literature of Region and Nation organized by the University of Natal, Durban, South Africa, July 30 - August 2, 2002.
  • Attended Conference on Langston Hughes organized by The African American Research Center, Institut du Monde Anglophone, Paris, 19th October, 2002.
National Conferences  

As Organizing Secretary and Convener, organized a three day festival, Salva Tagore, at the Central University of Jharkhand, Ranchi, to celebrate the 150th Birth Anniversary of Gurudev Rabindranath Tagore, the legendary poet, philosopher, painter and educationist. The three-day long celebration from 12th - 14th November, 2011, included thought provoking academic sessions, wherein eminent speakers from across the country deliberated on the life, works and vision of Tagore, enthralling cultural performances by internationally renowned artists such as Ms. Tanusree Shankar and Padmashree H. Kanhailal, an exhibition on Tagore and a food festival showcasing cuisine from Bengal and Jharkhand. The dance drama ‘Valmiki Prathibha’ performed by inmates of Presidency Correctional Home, Kolkata, on 13th November, 2011, exemplary of Tagore’s vision of cultural therapy, was an attempt by the University to reach out to those less privileged. The celebrations was preceded by quiz, poetry recitation, painting and street play competitions for the school and college student of Jharkhand – giving them a unique platform to showcase their talents.

  • As Resource Person presented “Voices Categorically Marginalized: A. Revathi’s Trans-Autobiography The Truth About Meat the National Conference on Indian Literature on Marginality in English organized by the Department of English, Annai Fathima College of Arts & Science, Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai, Tamil Nadu, October 18, 2013. Also presided over a session at the conference.
  • As Resource Person presented “Those We Would Rather Forget: Women in Prisons of West Bengal” at the National Seminar on Women's Issues Today organized by Department of English, Kuvempu University, Karnataka, April 20- 21, 2009.
  • Presented “The Hegemonic Game of ‘Exclusion’/‘Inclusion’ ‘Chaos’/‘Cosmos’ Exploring the Dynamics of the ‘Evil Forest’ in Chinua Achebe’s World” at National Seminar on Representations of Nature in Literature: Contemporary Issues organized by the Department of English and Foreign languages, Tezpur University, Assam, April 8-9, 2009.
  • Presented “We can be, and frequently are, our own enemies: Relocating Biafra in Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s Half of a Yellow Sunat seminar on Africa: Issues of Governance and Development jointly organized by Academy of Third World Studies and African Studies Association of India, at Academy of Third World Studies, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi, March 26-27, 2008.                             
  • Presented “Caged In Diasporas: Longing and Belonging Maya Angelou’s All God’s Children Need Travelling Shoes” at UGC National Seminar on Historiographic Narratives: Diasporic Writings at Government Post Graduate College, Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh, March 7-8, 2008.
  • Presented “Tribal Igbo Culture without Blinkers: Achebe to Adichie:  “Mbari” to Literature” at seminar on Articulating Reality: Literature, Ethics and Culture at Panjabi University, Patiala, February 21-22, 2008.
  • Jointly presented Text to Film: Tagore, Premchand and Ray’s Canvas” with J. Sengupta at National Seminar on Fiction into Film: Satyajit Ray’s Interpretation of Tagore and Premchand organized by Jamia Millia Islamia University in collaboration with Sahitya Akademi, New Delhi November 23-25, 2006.
  • Presented The Traditional Igbo Cosmos: Cultural Institutes and Empowerment of Women at National Workshop on Empowerment of Women and Tribal Traditions at Women’s Study Center, Barkatullah University, Bhopal, May 20 -21, 2006.
  • Presented Women Prisoners: Issues of Mental Development and Rehabilitation”at National Seminar on Empowerment of Women: Horizons of Possibilities at Women’s Study Center, Barkatullah University, Bhopal, May 18-19, 2006.
  • Presented “Addressing the Need for Cultural Re-translations: Akachi Adimora-Ezeigbo’s The Last of the Strong Ones at conference Developing Advance Venture in Translation at Mahatma Gandhi Antarrashtriya Hindi Vishwavidyalaya, Wardha, October 27-29, 2004.
  • Presented “Translating Black Worlds: Creating Black Socio-Literary Space: Zora Neale Hurston’s Their Eyes were Watching God at National Conference on Translation and Socioliterary Space, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi, February 12-14, 2004.
  • Presented “Achebe’s Things Fall Apart: Igbo Culture Re-translated” at National Seminar on Post-Colonial Translation organized by Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, IIT Kharagpur and CIIL, Mysore at  IIT Kharagpur, March 28-30, 2003.
  • Presented guest paper Support to Women in Prisons”at XX Annual Conference of the Indian Society of Professional Social Work, organized with Vidyasagar School of Social Work, Vidyasagar University, at Kolkata, March 23 -25, 2002.
Invited Talks and Lectures  
  • Delivered an Invited Lecture on “Stories We Would Rather Not Hear: Women in Prisons of India” on the broad topic Culture Therapy, Women and Indian Prisons at the Department of English, Kalyani University, Kalyani, West Bengal, August 14, 2014.
  • Invited to deliver a special lecture on “African Tribes” at the Department of Tribal Studies. Kannada University, Hampi, Karnataka, March 24, 2014.
  • Invited to deliver a special lecture on “Commincation Skills” at KLE Society’s Gudleppa Hallikeri College, Haveri, Karnataka, March 22, 2014
  • Invited as Resource Person to deliver a talk on Worlds We Choose to Ignore: Lepchas of India and Igbos of Nigeria at the two-day national seminar on Folk Art And Literature: Text And Context organized by Department of English, Vidyasagar University, Midnapore, West Bengal, under the UGC DRS (SAP) programme, 25 - 26 March, 2013.
  • Invited as Resource Person to deliver a talk on Re-reading Globalization Without Blinkers: Aravind Adiga’s The White Tiger and Pseudo-Democratic Indiaat the UGC Sponsored National Seminar on ‘Indian English Prose and Poetry: New Perspectives’ organized at Midnapore College, West Bengal, 6th-7th December, 2012. Also presided over two sessions at the seminar.
  • Invited as Plenary Speaker to deliver a talk on New Literatures in English at the UGC Sponsored National Seminar on New Trends in English Studies, organized by the University Department of English, Sidhu Kannu Murmu University, Dumka, Jharkhand, September 7-8, 2012. Also presided over a session at the seminar.
  • Delivered lecture on Communication Skillsat the Personality Development Camp organized by Akhil Bhartiya Vidhyarthi Parishad, Naharlagun, Arunachal Pradesh, April 28 - May 1, 2010.
  • Presented a talk “Igbo Socio-Cultural Organizations and Chinua Achebe” at the programme “Focus Africa: Things Fall Apart and Chinua Achebe’s Work” organized at India International Centre, New Delhi, August 11, 2009.
  • Twice addressed Correctional Officers on “Handling of Women Inmates and their Children in Custody”, part of in-service training course for Correctional Officers organized by West Bengal Correctional Services, Government of West Bengal, Kolkata, March 10-14, 2008 and May 19-28, 2008.
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Delivered two lectures on “Best Practices in Communications and Outreach, and Relationship Building with Customers”at the Distribution Reform, Upgrades and Management Training Program, organized by the Vinod Gupta School of Management, IIT Kharagpur
, December 19-23, 2006.

  • As resource person delivered “Women Prisoners in West Bengal and Human Rights: an Overview”at the UGC Sponsored Refresher Course in History on Human Rights in India, organized by the Academic Staff College, Jadavpur University, Kolkata, January 2-22, 2004.
  • Delivered panel lecture on “Scope of Family Counseling in Prisons” at Orientation Programme on Family Counseling organized by Jayaprakash Institute of Social Change, Kolkata, September 14-23, 2002.
  • Lectured on “Women Prisoners in West Bengal: an Overview”at workshop on Gender Issues in Prison: Major Issues for Social Mainstreaming organized by Jayaprakash Institute of Social Change,

Kolkata, May 4-5, 2002.

Workshops

 
  • As Organizing Secretary conducted a Two Day Workshop on Embittered History: Post-Memories of Partition at the Centre for English Language, Central University of Jharkhand, Ranchi, 6th - 7th March, 2013. 
  • Conducted a Three Day Workshop on “Modern Literary Theories and Research Methodology” for students and faculty members at Sourashtra College,  Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai, Tamil Nadu, October 19, 21,22, 2013.
  • Conducted a Workshop on “Communication for Effective Teaching” for faculty members at the Annai Fathima College of Arts & Science, Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai, Tamil Nadu, October 19, 2013.
  • Conducted a Workshop on “Communication Skills” for students at the Annai Fathima College of Arts & Science, Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai, Tamil Nadu, October 19, 2013.
  • Participated in a Two Day Workshop on Embittered History: Post-Memories of Partition organized by Centre for English Language, Central University of Jharkhand, Ranchi, 6th - 7th March, 2013. Also presided over a session.
  • Participated in UGC Capacity Building Workshop of Women Managers in Higher Education organized by Fakir Mohan University, Balasore, Odisha, 20th - 24th December, 2012
  • Participated in UGC sponsored four week Orientation Course organized by Academic Staff College, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, January 8 - February 2, 2007.
  • Participated in Regional Workshop on Implementation of National Policy for the Empowerment of Women organized by National Institute of Public Co-operation and Child Development (NIPCCD) at Guwahati,  February 11-12, 2002. 
  • Participated in Orientation Course on Capacity Building for Women in Difficult Circumstances organized by National Institute of Public Co-operation and Child Development (NIPCCD) at Kolkata, November 20-24, 2001.